I am super excited to have Kristen from TheMommies.org share some great insight with us on how to feed your kids healthy food on a budget. Kristen has been happily married for six years, and is blessed with two children – a wonderful son and daughter. Kristen and her co-blogger, Cassie, started their blog with the intention of encouraging… Read More Feed Your Kids Healthy on a Budget
The holidays are practically upon us. Only 7 more shopping days till Christmas. This may cause a sense of panic among some, but have no fear. . .we have some suggestions for your kiddos! We have compiled a list of the Top Christmas Gifts for 2014! To see the price and purchase, just click on… Read More Top Kid’s Christmas Gifts for 2014
When you are building a chicken watering system you can make it as simple or complex as you want. I choose to go with simple and cheap . . . Check out the below video that shows how I built this Chicken Waterer using a 3 gallon bucket, (1) * 90° angle 3/4in fitting, 1*… Read More DIY Chicken Waterer
As you may have seen in my “Adventures in Homeschooling – Part 2“, we used Alpha Omega curriculum for home-school during the 2013-2014 school year. Specifically we used a mixture of their Horizons and Lifepacs material. I liked the Horizons curriculum for math because it uses spiral teaching progression. Students are introduced to a concept,… Read More My Father’s World Homeschool Curriculum
Mrs. Sunshine decided she wanted chickens . . . So guess who got stuck building the coop? This was the first chicken coop I have ever built and like most men that I know – I didn’t bother reading any silly design specs. After all if you had designs, can you really call it a… Read More DIY Chicken Coop
We originally started homeschooling our 3 children when we went to Ecuador for three months in 2013. Our kids are not anywhere close to fluent in Spanish (much like their parents). Inclusion into a local school there was out of the question, because we knew we would only be in Ecuador for 3-6 months. Thus,… Read More Why Homeschool?
When we decided to travel to Manta, it became clear to us that homeschool was our best option. The main concern I had with homeschooling was “Am I really qualified and patient enough to handle this?” (Oddly enough, I started out in Elementary Ed in college and moved into Accounting later on). The second was… Read More Adventures in Homeschooling (Part 2)
Well, we are two weeks into our stay in Manta and we just completed our second week of homeschool. I remember a time (pre-kid) where I thought of homeschooling with slightly negative connotations. I had this idea that the only kids who home-schooled were ones who were socially inept or their parents were hover-parents who… Read More Adventures in Homeschooling (Part 1)